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ABS/MBS Market

Every week, Asset-Backed Alert delivers the earliest word on money-making plays emerging from the evolving securitization business, including the worldwide markets for ABS, MBS and CLOs.

Selections from Recent Issues


ABS Issue Would Rely on Blockchain

A blockchain-technology company pioneering the use of “smart contracts” for securitization purposes expects to complete a debut transaction in the...

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Louisiana Poised to Securitize BP Settlement

Louisiana plans to securitize a portion of the proceeds from a settlement with BP over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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CLO Pipeline Shrinks Amid Gusher of Refis

Widening spreads on collateralized loan obligations appear to be deterring issuance at the start of what was expected to be a record month for deal...

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Yamaha Resurfaces With Card-Bond Plan

Look for Yamaha Motor Corp. USA to resume issuing asset-backed securities after a long absence from the market — but with a new type of collateral...

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European CLOs Encounter Rough Period

Collateralized loan obligation issuers in Europe suddenly are having a harder time placing the senior portions of their deals.

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Angel Oak Solves Fix-and-Flip Problem

The latest securitization of “fix-and-flip loans” employed a novel structure that industry professionals see as a possible road map for other...

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ED&F Bowing Out of Secondary Market

Broker-dealer ED&F Man is getting out of the market for structured products.

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Gordian Knot Toying With SIV Re-Launch

Gordian Knot hasn’t given up on the market for structured investment vehicles.

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Bonds Favored for Sallie's Personal Loans

Sallie Mae Bank increasingly is looking like a candidate to issue personal-loan securities.

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Ranieri Backs Clayton Alumni's Venture

Lewis Ranieri’s Selene Holdings is backing a new due-diligence business.

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CLO Issuers Hopeful on Looming Court Ruling

The collateralized loan obligation market is abuzz with speculation that a pending court decision would render such transactions exempt from the Dodd-Frank...

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Carrington Poised to Join Non-QM Pipeline

Carrington Mortgage is favoring securitization to fund a new program under which it is writing home loans that fall outside the Consumer Financial...

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